T.D. & Son Barber Shop

Monday, 31 January 2005

After spending three hours at H&R Block on Saturday, figuring out my taxes with the guy there, I needed a nice bit of relaxation. I also needed a haircut. So I finally tracked down this heretofore unnamed but very well recommended barber shop on Madison in Lakewood and when I went to The Greatest Barber Shop in the World: T.D. & Son Barber Shop.
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Saturday, 29 January 2005

My al­bum is back on­line and se­vere­ly culled. You can get to it through the gen­er­al in­fo page as well. Rock on.

Update: Oops. I for­got to men­tion that you must al­low javascripts on your brows­er for the al­bum to work. Peace.

Thermodynamics, Quackery and What We’ve Maybe Missed

Friday, 28 January 2005

The heat death of the uni­verse as framed through the 2nd law of ther­mo­dy­nam­ics prob­a­bly makes such thoughts as I have been try­ing to have late­ly quite im­pos­si­ble, but the Wikipedia man­ages to toss in just enough doubt [string the­o­ry!] on the sub­ject that I’ll go ahead and hash out what­ev­er the hell it is that I’ve been think­ing. I wish I knew more physics.
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Appetite Moustache

Thursday, 27 January 2005

I just pol­ished off a bag of bour­bon brown­ies in about a minute. My ap­petite is just as, er, healthy as it was when I was in high school. This is a mixed bless­ing. I seem to be phys­i­cal­ly in­ca­pable of putting on weight, but I’m al­so al­ways rav­en­ous. That is not much fun.
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Wednesday, 26 January 2005

Awhile back a friend of mine told me how I could sign up for the Northeast Ohio Performing Arts Listserv [NEohioPAL]. A gen­tle­man named Fred Sternfeld main­tains it, and mem­bers of the list­serv send in events in which they are in­volved, au­di­tions, cast­ing calls, free or dis­count shows, you name it. It is heav­i­ly the­atre-cen­tric but al­so has crew calls for films and po­et­ry and oth­er groovi­ness. It has over 37 hun­dred mem­bers and best of all, it is free and de­liv­ered dai­ly to your in­box. If you want to know more, read the FAQ.

Tuesday, 25 January 2005

A Very Long Engagement [Un long di­manche de fi­ançailles] is a very long en­gage­ment in­deed. Way too long. About 45 min­utes too long. Watching the movie is like eat­ing a plain baguette, It is sort of tasty when you start but you get tired of it long be­fore the end.
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Movie Fest

Monday, 24 January 2005

I had some friends over on Saturday for movies. We or­dered Big Guy’s Pizza and watched some re­al rasp­ber­ries in the world of cin­e­ma. Two re­views lie af­ter the jump. We watched four, but I’m not go­ing to re­view the ones I’d al­ready seen.
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